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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

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UK MPs say Social media terms and conditions are way too complex

UK MPs say Social media terms and conditions are way too complex They have declared that they are too complex for users to understand

Nov 30 2014, 11:21am CST

Stan Lee Joins Livejournal Right Before Comikaze Expo

Stan Lee Joins Livejournal Right Before Comikaze Expo Halloween's already offering a few treats: Stan Lee joined Livejournal and opened up Comikaze Expo. Livejournal and Lee are looking to help out a few fans, too.

Oct 31 2014, 4:51pm CDT

Netropolitan: Country Clubbed Facebook For Rich

Netropolitan: Country Clubbed Facebook For Rich Netropolitian is looking to make a big social media splash. All you need is a $9,000 entrance fee and time to spare.

Sep 19 2014, 9:55pm CDT

Facebook is the most popular app in the U.S.

Facebook is the most popular app in the U.S. The report highlights the overall active usage of the apps and not just the number of downloads.

Aug 25 2014, 12:58am CDT

Secret Is The Next Tinder

Secret Is The Next Tinder Secret, the hot anonymous app that reached a $100 million valuation in nine months, isn’t really growing. At least, nothing indicates that it is. Its app store rankings fluctuate wildly and often don’t register in...

Jul 15 2014, 8:40am CDT

Sheryl Sandberg Kind Of Apologizes For Facebook Emotion Manipulation Study

Sheryl Sandberg Kind Of Apologizes For Facebook Emotion Manipulation Study The Facebook emotion contagion study has finally reached the executive level. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said the word “apologize” in reference to the study that involved nearly 700,000 Facebook users in January 2012...

Jul 3 2014, 1:15am CDT

Creepy Facebook Psychology Experiment is even worse than Thought

Creepy Facebook Psychology Experiment is even worse than Thought Facebook has a ready-made excuse for people who are upset that it conducted a massive psychological experiment on some 600,000 users — they all consented to it as part of Facebook’s user agreement, which says that...

Jul 1 2014, 7:57am CDT

Google kills its first social network Orkut

Google kills its first social network Orkut Orkut was Google's first attempt at social networking.

Jun 30 2014, 9:46pm CDT

CES 2015 News
If Facebook's Secret Study Bothered You, Then Quit Now

If Facebook's Secret Study Bothered You, Then Quit Now There are more than 1 billion Facebook users—I’m one of them—and the reality is that all of us are test subjects for the website’s not-so-grand experiments. ŸIs there a better way to get users to watch videos or...

Jun 30 2014, 12:56am CDT

Facebook experiment proves that social networks can alter your mood

Facebook experiment proves that social networks can alter your mood 689,000 users were used as lab rats for seven days

Jun 29 2014, 12:37pm CDT

Does Google Use Social Signals From Facebook And Twitter In SERPs

Does Google Use Social Signals From Facebook And Twitter In SERPs There has been much speculation over the past couple of years about whether or not links shared on social media factor into Google’s search rankings. Up until fairly recently, Google has remained quiet on the issue,...

Jun 27 2014, 3:55am CDT

Facebook, Twitter and Google score during World Cup 2014

Facebook, Twitter and Google score during World Cup 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter and Facebook lit up in a World Cup frenzy this week as millions of people around the world took to social media to share in the ups and downs of the matches. Defending champion Spain's stunning...

Jun 21 2014, 3:52pm CDT

Facebook is Back Online After Global Outage

Facebook is Back Online After Global Outage Facebook is now “100%” back online after suffering a global outage this morning.

Jun 19 2014, 7:10am CDT

Yahoo to Announce Own Version Of YouTube

Yahoo to Announce Own Version Of YouTube There are 62 video sharing sites worldwide at the moment, and of course the largest by far is YouTube, which now garners more than 17% of all Internet traffic. That’s why you have to wonder why a company would even...

Jun 9 2014, 3:50pm CDT

Facebook Turns To India For Growth

Facebook Turns To India For Growth Facebook loves India, and for good reason. The country trails only the United States in active users, with around 114 million. The country is young, tech savvy, and slowly becoming upwardly mobile. Everyone has...

Jun 4 2014, 2:06am CDT

Cosmic Collision sent Chelyabinsk Asteroid Towards Earth

Kakao Talk and Daum to Merge SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Mobile messenger service Kakao Talk is seeking a backdoor listing on the South Korean stock exchange by combining with the country's second largest Internet portal. Kakao Corp. and stock...

May 26 2014, 3:10am CDT

Russian Businesses Perspective on Banning Western Social Media

Russian Businesses Perspective on Banning Western Social Media Social media is serious business between Americans and Russians.

May 21 2014, 9:33pm CDT

Pinning the Interest: The value of Pinterest

Pinning the Interest: The value of Pinterest Is Pinterest really worth $5 billion?

May 18 2014, 6:10pm CDT

FTC says Snapchat deceived Customers

FTC says Snapchat deceived Customers NEW YORK (AP) — Snapchat has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over charges that it deceived customers about the disappearing nature of messages sent through its service and that it collected users'...

May 9 2014, 2:28am CDT

New Facebook Campaign Targets Small Business

New Facebook Campaign Targets Small Business NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook wants to increase its advertising and get more clicks on all kinds of ads. It believes tapping into the lucrative small business market will help it achieve those goals. Sheryl Sandberg, the...

May 6 2014, 6:27am CDT

Apple, Facebook and Google will tell you when the government wants your data

Apple, Facebook and Google will tell you when the government wants your data Department of Justice believes that this initiative is going to give enough time to criminals to flee or even destroy any evidence

May 2 2014, 1:21pm CDT

Facebook Q1 Soared

Facebook Q1 Soared NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's earnings nearly tripled and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue. It was the fourth quarter...

Apr 24 2014, 3:12am CDT

Page view counts added to Google+ user profiles

Page view counts added to Google+ user profiles Soon after Twitter announced its view counts feature for the tweets, Google followed suit

Apr 1 2014, 11:35am CDT

Facebook's experimental Android notification bar comes back with an upgrade

Facebook's experimental Android notification bar comes back with an upgrade Users get to see their own profile pictures next to the Facebook icon

Mar 20 2014, 11:53am CDT

Facebook's Ace In Asia

Facebook's Ace In Asia I’m putting on my shoes at the stinky steamy locker room at a Taipei city pool earlier this month and a poster on the wall asks me to “check in.” These Facebook requests along with like-us pleas are as common as “open...

Mar 19 2014, 1:41am CDT

Secret to Collect Funds Amounting to $10 Million at $40 Million Valuation

Secret is all Set to Collect Funds Amountuing to $10 Million at Valuation of $40 Million The anonymous messaging app Secret is to collect funds amounting to $10 million. The net worth of the startup will then have reached the $40 million mark.

Mar 8 2014, 11:12am CST

The Approaching Demise Of Organic Reach In Facebook

The Approaching Demise Of Organic Reach In Facebook Research published today by Social@Ogilvy shows the downward trend of organic reach on Facebook that a post published on a brand page can expect. From 16% of followers of a brand page being shown a piece of...

Mar 6 2014, 4:46pm CST

Could Your Facebook Ad Campaign Become A Disaster? For businesses seeking exposure, paying for Facebook ads has become a popular option. The site has 1.2 billion users, after all, making it an ideal outlet for ad placement. But through a complicated turn of events, some...

Feb 27 2014, 10:21am CST

How Facebook Is Spending Billions Buying Your Attention Much has been blogged, tweeted and written about Facebook’s massive 19 billion dollar acquisition of WhatsApp. It’s fascinating story that hits at the heart of the new American dream. A dream that imagines anyone with a...

Feb 24 2014, 7:26am CST

Facebook Road-Tests Mobile Highlights

Facebook Road-Tests Mobile Highlights Facebook has decided to road-test its mobile Highlights feature. The 7.0 iOS update includes the new Highlights feature inside the People tab. Highlights is a fun-filled way of remaining in touch with what is happening and what is in. Pictures of cute cats as well as any contacts you have and friends you visited will feature on this platform.

Feb 22 2014, 1:26pm CST

Facebook Is Dead, Long Live Facebook The word you hear over and over discussing this $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook is: ballsy. As in: “I can’t believe Mark Zuckerberg is being so ballsy” or “wow, this is ballsy… he’s really going for...

Feb 20 2014, 8:36am CST

Facebook faces opposition to privacy settlement NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook may have considered the matter settled, but a group of consumer and children's advocates are renewing their legal battle over teenagers' privacy on the world's largest online social network....

Feb 13 2014, 6:25pm CST

Facebook Look Back will be Editable Soon

Facebook Look Back will be Editable Soon For those who are dissatisfied with their Facebook Look Back videos, there is hope! The clips will be editable soon.

Feb 7 2014, 1:47am CST

Twitter Earnings: Posts Revenues but Decline in User Growth

Twitter Earnings: Posts Revenues but Decline in User Growth In its first quarterly earnings report as a public company, Twitter both exceeded and fell short of expectations. A bigger-than-anticipated surge of fourth-quarter revenue meant that the social messenging platform was...

Feb 5 2014, 6:42pm CST

On Its 10th Anniversary, Facebook Isn't Cool Anymore And That's Okay Facebook turned ten years-old today—sort of ancient in tech years. When the social media site launched a decade ago, it looked very little like it does today. It was entering into an internet not yet defined by social...

Feb 4 2014, 7:32pm CST

Facebook at 10: Soaring High Born in a dorm room, eyeing world dominance, Facebook turns 10 years old NEW YORK (AP) — It has been 10 years since a Harvard sophomore named Mark Zuckerberg created a website called Thefacebook.com to let his...

Feb 4 2014, 7:18pm CST

The Demise Of Sina Weibo: Censorship Or Evolution?

The Demise Of Sina Weibo: Censorship Or Evolution? While China’s social media users are at home spending time with their families for the Spring Festival holiday, the rest of the world is busy trying to make sense of what happened to Sina Weibo. Engagement on the...

Feb 4 2014, 7:14pm CST

GO FIGURE: Facebook read daily more than Bible GO FIGURE: Facebook read daily in US more than Bible; It's numbers bigger than most nations WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook's numbers are epic. More Americans check Facebook daily than read the Bible and it has more monthly...

Feb 4 2014, 3:16pm CST